Definition of "self-executing"
  1. Instantly operative without the need for additional action, rules, or legal procedures
How to use "self-executing" in a sentence
  1. The contract clause was self-executing, requiring no further action to be put into effect.
  2. The provision of the will was self-executing, distributing the assets immediately.
  3. The treaty was self-executing and took effect as soon as it was ratified.

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